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Selling a home can complicate divorce process

A marital breakup in Massachusetts can understandably be challenging to navigate both financially and emotionally. However, making matters even more complicated is the decision to sell the marital home as part of the divorce process. A couple of tips may help to make the process easier for the parties involved.

Dividing artwork can be tricky during divorce process

During the dissolution of a marriage in Massachusetts, emotions can run high even in cases that start out relatively amicable. This is especially the case when a couple has high-value assets they need to divide. One type of asset that can cause conflict during the divorce process due to its high value is artwork. The values of artwork have particularly skyrocketed recently, and in some cases, the works of art are more highly valued than the houses holding them.

Family home may cause conflict during divorce process

During divorce proceedings in Massachusetts, a big decision that a couple may have trouble making is how they will handle the marital home. Typically, they both may have emotional ties to the residence. A couple of options for dealing with the marital home during the divorce process is to sell the house or to simply have one party keep the home.

Marital home can be complex to address during divorce process

Financial matters are one of the major reasons for the dissolution of a marriage today. Thus, it is not surprising that couples going through the divorce process often fall behind on their mortgages and face foreclosure. A couple of tips may help couples dealing with a marital home during divorce in Massachusetts.

Those in divorce process may have misconception about adultery

Getting divorced in Massachusetts is understandably an emotionally and financially trying experience. In many cases, those interested in breaking free from a marriage have misconceptions regarding the divorce process. One of these misconceptions has to do with adultery.

Tips for minimizing the costs of divorce

There’s a reason that even attorneys hire their own counsel when going through a divorce. As a practical matter, the number of administrative details in a divorce proceeding can be overwhelming. From responding to the procedural requirements, such as court filings and hearings, to reaching agreement on the various issues that need to be settled, the demands upon an individual’s time can be substantial.

Dividing the marital estate: part two

A divorce can be a time of emotional upset and uncertainty. Many new lifestyle changes may lie ahead. An individual may need to draw up a financial strategy for how he or she will handle a new living budget post-divorce. Yet before an individual looks too far ahead, there is a more immediate matter to attend to: dividing the marital estate.

The topic of property division is vital during divorce

No matter how contentious a divorce is (or isn't) and no matter how much wealth a couple has (or lacks), there will always be the matter of property division in a divorce. "Property" can actually constitute a wide variety of entities in a divorce. For example, did you know that debt is actually something that can be divided up in a divorce? Did you know that, depending on the case, your pet could be considered a piece of property that only one of you gets?

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